Category Archives: Football

Preston North End vs Arsenal

  Due to financial considerations, I haven’t been to see Preston North End play for a while. However, a ticket unexpectedly became available to see them play Arsenal in the third round of the FA Cup, so I took the … Continue reading

Posted in Football | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A Letter To My Future Self, To Be Read Before The 2018 World Cup

Hello 2018 Richard, This is yourself from two years ago speaking. I hope that life has been treating you well. I hope that Britain’s recent decision to leave the EU has not left you scrabbling for survival in a dystopian … Continue reading

Posted in Football | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Euro 2016 Predictions!

Two years after England failed to make it out of the group stage of the 2014 World Cup, our football team is back again for the 2016 UEFA European Championship in France! My memories of previous European Championships are not … Continue reading

Posted in Football | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Preston North End vs AFC Bournemouth

Work has been pretty hectic lately, so I took some time to chill out by watching Preston North End play AFC Bournemouth in the third round of the League Cup. Unfortunately, it hasn’t been the best start to this Championship … Continue reading

Posted in Football | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Preston North End vs Middlesbrough

The weekend of a new football season – where does the time go? And after four seasons away, Preston North End were back in the Championship, one tier below the Premier League! The first season after you get promoted, perhaps … Continue reading

Posted in Football | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Colchester United vs Preston North End

Short version: I am absolutely fuming. Long version: I was very pleased to hear that Preston North End’s final game against Colchester United would be on Sky Sports; it would certainly be better than repeatedly checking the stats on my … Continue reading

Posted in Football | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Preston North End vs Swindon Town

When I last went to see Preston North End play, things were looking pretty sweet – and they still are. PNE have continued their unbeaten run and remain second in the League One table, still positioned for automatic promotion to … Continue reading

Posted in Football | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Birthday match! Preston North End vs Crewe Alexandra

Following a good run of victories (and one draw), plus results for MK Dons and Swindon working in our favour, Preston North End are currently sitting at second place in the League One table. Bristol City are so far ahead … Continue reading

Posted in Football | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Preston North End vs Manchester United

The big night had finally arrived. Preston North End were going to take on one of the Premier League’s most highly rated teams, for the first time since 1972. It was going to be a cracker. Having gotten a ticket … Continue reading

Posted in Football | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Preston North End vs Coventry City

Since the start of the new calendar year, things haven’t been quite so cheery for Preston North End. We had no wins in the league, even against teams in the relegation zone, against which we seem to have a real … Continue reading

Posted in Football | Tagged , , | Leave a comment